Certificate Course in International Public Health (CIPH)

Empower School of Health, in conjunction with “The International Centre for Migration Health and Development (ICMHD)”, “University of Ghana Medical School” and “University College of London (UCL),” is offering Certificate course in International Public Health in New Delhi, INDIA, July 1 – July 21, 2012.


Course objective To introduce and build the fundamentals of epidemiology, health systems, healthcare delivery (including mHealth/e-health solutions), healthcare financing (including Global Fund programs, health insurance) pharmaceutical sector and clinical research.  The course is designed to be hands-on and application-focused; learning principles of health/medical/pharma in India and applying this knowledge in participants’ own setting.


Approach Classroom teaching; case studies; field visits (visits to Ministry of Health, UN agencies, Global Fund funded projects, formal private sector, informal private sector (quacks), tertiary and primary health care centers, pharmaceutical factory, diagnostic centers, clinical research organization)


Student target profile : Health-medical students and   professionals currently working in health or allied fields; Government, UN and NGO staff.  Current enrollments include students from Europe, Africa, Middle-East, Central Asia, and South-Asia.


Faculty International/Indian; public sector/private sector; managers; scientists; researchers and policy specialists (Faculty have been trained at Harvard, Kellogg, MIT, IIMs, IITs, and have advised WHO, Global Fund, Gates Foundation, NORAD, DFID, MoH, UNAIDS, UNICEF, private pharma, CROs, and more).


Where Empower School Health, New Delhi, India


When July 2 to July 21 st  2012


Cost Tuition fee: USD 2,500; Field trip: USD 250; Accommodation: USD 1,000-1,500 = $3750 for 3 weeks


Scholarship:  2 people will be identified to spend between 3-10 months in India to work on an innovative project.  Tuition and housing costs will be funded by Empower School of Health.


Academic Partners :


Empower School of Health  works in 30 countries across Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe strengthening institutional capacity of global health programs and conducts degree programs in clinical research management, pharmacovigilance and health & hospital management. Its academic partners include University College London, the Uppsala Monitoring Center (Sweden) and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute.


The International Centre for Migration, Health and Development (ICMHD)   WHO Collaborating Centre:  A Geneva-based non-profit institution with offices in Africa, Asia and Europe. ICMHD is a WHO Collaborating Centre and works on all aspects of migration and health with academia, national governments and UN partners.


University of Ghana Medical School, WHO Collaborating Centre for Advocacy and Training in Pharmacovigilance:   In October 2010, the WHO designated the University of Ghana Medical School as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Advocacy and Training in Pharmacovigilance with a focus on providing technical support to national pharmacovigilance centers in Africa.


Instructions for filling the interactive form attached:


1. For Internet email users: Fill the form and click on submit button. A pop window will appear, choose “internet email”. Fill in your email address and name and click on send. This will lead to window asking for the location to save the file on your computer. Save it and send using your internet email to : international.course@empower.net.in


For more information kindly visit our website   www.empower.net.in


Download Brochure:   http://empower.net.in/webimages/Certificate%20Courses%20for%20web.pdf


Empower School of Health has received funding to support 25% of students’ tuition fee for people from Low income and Middle Low Income countries (LIC and LMIC) as defined by the World Bank. Registration must be completed by Jun 3, 2012.

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One response to “Certificate Course in International Public Health (CIPH)

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